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Croker, John Wilsonlocked

(1780–1857)
  • William Thomas

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Croker, John Wilson (1780–1857), politician and writer, was born in Galway on 20 December 1780, the son of John Croker, an exciseman who rose to be surveyor-general of the port of Dublin, and his second wife, Hester Rathbone, the daughter of a protestant clergyman. He went to ...

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